This brave memoir chronicles Pratt's struggle to overcome the repressive traditions of Southern womanhood and live her life honestly. It chronicles her youth, her marriage, her eventual decision to come out as a lesbian, and her life with transgendered activist and author Leslie Feinberg.
Minnie Bruce Pratt is the author of We Say We Love Each Other, Rebellion, Crime Against Nature, Walking Back Up Depot Street, and The Dirt We Ate.
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During the summer that we meet I stop writing in my journal . Instead , after I get
the children to bed , I tell the man I ' m ... CR sessions , long drives in which I mull
over our topics . One week ' s assignment is to write on “ Why did I get married ?
When she wanted to write a novel of “ sexual inversion , " she consulted Una ,
Lady Troubridge , her wife , her lover of many years . She thought the book might
bring catastrophe , not just to her career , but to their lives . Una replied , “ Write ...
The writer, a lesbian, gleefully gossips with Brandon's ex-girlfriends and repeats
salacious details: how "she" fooled them with a dildo, how "she" wouldn't allow
touch at breast, thigh, genitals. The writer admits Brandon lived as a man, but she
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ehough75 - LibraryThing
Amazing. Loved every aspect of this book. She shows how her thoughts and process have developed and changed over the years with both conversaitons, debates, and encounters with the people she has met ... Read full review
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An amazing book of vignettes that explore the ideas and intersections of love, sexuality, gender, and identity. A beautiful love letter to her partner, Leslie Feinberg. Read full review